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A Finding Aid to the Jane Teller papers, 1911-1991

Jane Teller papers, 1911-1991

Teller, Jane S., 1911-1990

Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 8.6 linear ft.

Summary: The papers of printmaker and sculptor Jane Teller measure 8.6 linear feet and date from 1911 to 1991. The papers include biographical materials, correspondence, business records, notes, writings, three sketchbooks, sketches and prints, five scrapbooks, printed material, subject files, photographs, sound and video recordings, and motion picture film.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jane Teller (1911-1990) was a sculptor from Princeton, N.J. Specialized in wood sculpture. Studied at Rochester Institute of Technology, Skidmore College, and Barnard College. Attended WPA classes in NYC and with Ibram Lassaw in his studio. Longtime friend of Aaron Siskind. Exhibited mainly in New York and New Jersey.

Provenance

Donated 1990 by Jane Teller and 1991 by Walter Teller, widower of Jane Teller.